What it is:
Most commonly used as an insect repellent, citronella is also an effective antiseptic and can help reduce fevers. Mentally, the sweet, lemony oil has a clearing effect on the mind and refreshing presence when diffused in rooms. Use alone or combine with eucalyptus for a more potent insect repellent. For direct application, dilute with jojoba or sweet almond oil.
What it does:
- Analgesic, antibacterial, antifungal, antiseptic, antispasmodic, astringent, deodorant, diaphoretic, diuretic, emmenagogue, febrifuge, fungicidal, insecticide, stimulant, stomachic and tonic.
- Blends well with eucalyptus, bergamot, geranium, lemon, orange, pine, lavender and sandalwood.
- Does not contain synthetic preservatives, GMOs, synthetic dyes or mineral oils.
- Compliant with the Truth in Labeling Initiative.
- Not tested on animals.